Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Psychiatric Rehabilitation

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Community based services for people with severe mental illness promote community integration, improved quality of life, and recovery. "Psychiatric Rehabilitation" provides a comprehensive overview of this rapidly growing field. The book, written in an easy-to-read, engaging style, is suitable as a textbook for both undergraduate and graduate courses, as a training tool for mental health workers, and as a reference for academic researchers studying mental health. Each chapter contains highlighted and defined key terms, focus questions and key topics, a case study example, sections on controversial issues of treatment or ethics, and other special features. An overview of major psychiatric disorders, the philosophy and principles of psychiatric rehabilitation, community based service approaches, case management strategies, and vocational and educational rehabilitation are included. Case study examples illustrate chapter points. Special boxed sections address controversial issues and key topics. It includes biographical sketches of major theorists. It highlights and defines key terms. Focus questions are provided. It provides class exercises at close of each chapter.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 296 pages
  • 195.1 x 243.3 x 20.3mm | 855.95g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0125642458
  • 9780125642453

Table of contents

Understanding the Nature of Severe and Persistent Mental Illness: The Experience of Mental Illness: An Introduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Symptoms and Etiology of Severe and Persistent Mental Illness. Course, Outcome, and Treatment of Severe and Persistent Mental Illnesses. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Principles and Methodology: Goals, Values and Guiding Principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Methods. Applications of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Principle and Methodology: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Day Programming. Vocational and Educational Rehabilitation. Case Management Strategies. Residential Services and Independent Living. Consumers as Advocates and Providers of Supports and Services. The Role of the Family in Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Glossary. Index.
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Review quote

"Psychiatric Rehabilitation provides a comprehensive overview of community based services for people with severe mental illness. Written in an easy-to-read, engaging style, Psychiatric Rehabilitation is ideal as a textbook for both undergraduate and graduate courses, as a training tool for mental health workers, and as a reference for academic research in the field of mental health. Each chapter contains highlighted and defined key terms, focus question, key topics, a case study example, and sections on controversial issues of treatment or ethics. Also provided are an overview of major psychiatric disorders, the philosophy and principles of psychiatric rehabilitation, community based service approaches, case management strategies, vocational and educational rehabilitations. Psychiatric Rehabilitation serves as the ideal introduction for students and non-specialist general readers to an important aspect of psychiatric services." --WISCONSIN BOOKWATCH, September 1999
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About Carlos Pratt

Carlos W. Pratt, Ph.D., RPRP (Registered Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner), is Professor and Director of Graduate Education, Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Behavioral Health Care, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Kenneth J. Gill, Ph.D., RPRP, is Chairperson and Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Behavioral Health Care, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Gill is President of the New Jersey Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association. Nora M. Barrett, LCSW, RPRP, is Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Behavioral Health Care, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Melissa M. Roberts, M.A., RPRP, is Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Education, Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Behavioral Health Care, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
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